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from pennsylvania, maine was once part of massachusetts, west virginia and kentucky were once part of virginia, and tennessee was a break away from north carolina. and, of course, much of the south seceded and called itself a separate country until it was defeated in the civil war. secessionist by tradition it is almost like thanksgiving, thanksgiving stays and secession comes and goes. >> douglas brinkley is a professor of history at rice university in houston, and a cbs news contributor. he says the founding fathers made sure rural america was listened to starting with the way we choose a president. >> that is why we have electorial college system that we don't forget rural people, but that system of having two senators from every state regardless of population is a gesture, a big one, to rural populations that they are being listened to. >> reporter: listened to or not, these modern day movements are popping up from maryland to the upper peninsula of michigan to northern colorado. >> no way, colorado we are here to stay. >> reporter: in northern colorado this tuesday, voters in
thing there's a genius about him. >> this is senator john f. kennedy of massachusetts. >> he can generalize from what he's watching and he knows that he's great on television. he knows there's a new force coming in politics in america and it's television. >> i accept the nomination of the democratic party. >> reporter: kennedy rolls over lyndon johnson and other more seasoned senators to become the democratic nominee. >> we disagree very fundamentally on the position of the united states. >> reporter: he then outshines vice president richard nixon, the republican candidate, in the first ever televised presidential debate. >> that's the argument between mr. nixon and myself and on that issue american supreme to make their judgment. >> reporter: and despite his youth, inexperience and catholic background, john f. kennedy wins the white house. >> so help me god. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: and delivers an inaugural address that still resounds. >> and so, my fellow americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. (cheers and applause)
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